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Satoru Iwata

developer , company executive

Satoru Iwata, Japanese gaming company executive, software and game developer.


Iwata, Satoru was born on December 6, 1959 in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan.


Graduate in Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology.


Joined HAL Laboratory, Inc. (subsidiary of Nintendo), 1982, president, 1993—2000, coordinator, software production, 1983—1993, correspondent. Head, corporation planning division Nintendo Co, Ltd., Kyoto, 2000—2002, president, board directors, since 2002.